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PBS
Dec 7, 2011 4:00pm PST
, texas, where the joye is tinge with sacrifice. withhe joy is tinged sacrifice. welcome to our viewers on pbs, america, and around the globe. during the past nine months the people of syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government, and over 4000 have paid with their life. in rare television interview with barbara walters, the syrian president, bashar al-assad, flatly denied he ordered the use of brutality. instead blaming the violence on others. paul would starts the coverage -- paul woods starts the coverage. >> day after day unarmed syrian protectors have come out to face machine guns, snipers, and army vehicles. the costs so far is 4000 dead mom. . but in his abc interview, bashar al-assad did is killing his own citizens. >> we do not killer on people. no government in the world kills its own people, unless it is led by a crazy person. i became president with public support. it is impossible for anyone in this state to be ordered to be killed. >> we saw a different picture in a week of traveling inside syria. the city of homes, catalogs her losses. her s
WETA
Dec 19, 2011 6:00pm EST
temperatures in the 50s and 60s. 70s right now in southern texas. north side 20s and 30s with snow. snow expected over new mexico, northern sections a little bit southwest. kansas could have blizzard conditions, as much as a foot in extreme south kansas. that system is heading out to the west. it'll bring us clouds and rain here on wednesday. as the front gets closer. that low pressure passes to our west. as long as that storm track passes to the west we stay in the mild air. maybe enough cool air behind it on wednesday. maybe a little wet snow mixture. yet another system on tap for thursday night and friday morning. that will be just rain as well. northeast winds of the day, five to 10 knots. the bay temps 46 still. a lot of clouds, 36 by morning. we stay above freezing. tomorrow a lot of clouds maybe a few breaks. maybe a couple of showers in a few isolated spots. rain and mild temperatures here ahead of that front on wednesday. that will be into the mid-60s before it cools down a little bit until the end of the week. right now that's going to stay above freezing all week long. >> okay
PBS
Dec 29, 2011 12:30am PST
caucuses begin to pick a nominee. texas congressman ron paul was attacked by rivals for his view the united states should not take action against iran to stop the nuclear weapons program. 2011 has been difficult for india's governing congress party. there have been corruption scandals, rising prices, and aging leadership. focus is shifting to the latest member of the nehru gandhi dynasty. many hope he can revive the fortunes of his party. he campaigned in a tour pradesh, india's most politically influential state. >> the came by thousands, packed into rally grounds, all eyes on one young man. raul gondi, there to one of the most powerful political dynasties. the congress government has always fought for your interest -- farmers, laborers, the poorest of the poor, he said. they have been left out of india's rapid rise. this massive public rally is one of several he has addressed. the people have turned out in numbers as he pushes on with his campaign to try to revive his party's fortunes in these critical state elections. there are many within congress and outside of it who would expa
WHUT
Dec 21, 2011 6:30pm EST
intel and texas instruments, have warned the personal computer maker has been hurt by a storage of hard drives thanks to flooding in thailand. while technology was the biggest losing sector today, utilities, energy and consumer staples were the best-- mostly a defensive stance for investors. earlier in the program, we reported on the big revision to how bad the housing bust was. but, today, homebuilder k.b. home reported a better-than- expected quarter. earnings were down from last year, but easily beat wall street's expectations. k.b. home concentrates on first- time home buyers. future orders were a strong point, but that did not help out shares today. shares fell almost 7%. volume doubled on the move down. used car dealership car-max had a disappointing fall selling season. earnings were less than expected and the stock got hit to the tune of 5.5% lower today. car-max had benefited from strong used car demand, but low consumer confidence hurt sales last quarter. perhaps this could be a positive sign for the job market. uniform supplier cintas had a strong quarter and raised its
PBS
Dec 16, 2011 2:31pm PST
no doubt that christopher hitchens made waves. last night, he died in texas at the age of 62 after a battle with cancer. in the words of his editor, there will be another -- there will never be another like christopher. >> christopher hitchens lived hard and fast and wrote even faster. being a writer is what i am whether the what i do, he said. he started in 1973. methodical with facts, often a fierce critic, often hilarious. he is broke to provoke. most of all as an ardent atheist. >> i refuse to be told how to think or what to say. most certainly not by people who claim the authority by collected works of the abyss and fiction. that i will have. >> in debate with tony blair, he told him that believers were slaves to celestial dictatorship. >> christopher was a unique character, he was often a contrarian. he was an incredible inspirational writer and thinker. >> christopher hitchens reveled in many fights. he called bill clinton a self- serving flood. he said that mother teresa was part of a cult based on the nomination and blood. >> i knew him in the 60's and 70's. i knew him bet
WETA
Dec 20, 2011 6:00pm EST
highways from new mexico to texas. >> they told us it's conditions all the way through. >> it was really crazy. it took me 3 hours to get 30- miles. >> reporter: four people died in an accident along the new mexico-texas border. authorities in central texas say the storm may have been a factor and the crash of a single engine plane, which killed five people. plows worked to clear major roadways including interstate 25, 54 and 70. it was hard to keep up. drivers are
PBS
Dec 7, 2011 2:30pm PST
. and coming home, as the last u.s. combat troops leave iraq, we travel to fort hood, texas, where the joy is changed with sacrifice. -- tinged with sacrifice. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. during the past nine months, the people of syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government. many have paid with their lives. in a television interview with barbara walters, the syrian president assad denied that he ordered the use of brutality, blaming the violence on others. pole starts our coverage. >> with astonishing bravery, protesters have come out day after day to face machine guns, snipers, and armored vehicles. the cost so far is 4000 dead. in his interview with abc, the president denied killing his own citizens. >> and we don't kill our people, no government kills their people. i became president because the public -- it is impossible for anyone in this state to be ordered to kill. >> we saw a different picture in a week of traveling inside syria. in the city, she catalogs are losses. her son was shot dead a protest, she explains. that h
PBS
Dec 15, 2011 12:30am PST
offered for these areas in the west of the gulf of mexico off of the coast of m texas. >> the second-largest american oil co., chevron, and transition, they could be fined $10 billion for a spell of of the coast of brazil. -- for a spill off of the coast of brazil. the company has party taken responsibility for leaking two billion barrels of oil into the sea. you have details. >> yes. the euro fell to its lowest level against the dollar in almost a year. analysts are pointing the finger at growing uncertainty about how much effect the summit will really have on the eurozone crisis. angela merkel has told brolin that there are no quick fixes and the process will take years. -- has told berlin that there are no quick fixes and the process will take years. >> the road she is pointing down as long and hard, but it leads to a european union with much more central control in the spending and taxing of the countries that choose to get involved by signing the treaty. >> the past fiscal union and the stability of the union is still a long way of being finalized. but it was initiative a
PBS
Dec 16, 2011 5:00am EST
author passed away at a hospital in houston, texas after a very long and public battle against cancel. he began as a left wing journalist and moved on to new york and to a an extent the political right. >> he was a provocative figure, describing himself ads a contrarian. a an author of 17 books, he was an atheist and -- >> diagnosed with cancer last year, he spoke to news night about his declining health. >> i'm afraid i would die in an ugly or squalered way. i feel a sense of waste about it. because i'm not ready. afle sense of betrayal to my family. >> he began in career in britain, moving to new york in the 1980's. his death was announced by "vanity fair" where he worked as a contributing editor. the magazine said there will never be a man like he and he was as violent they knew him and those who knew them. one said he could throw words into the sky and they fell down in a marvelous pattern. helen fox, "bbc news." >> we go from one end of life to the other. one of the smallest premature sbeabs about to be sent home by doctors. when she was born in august, melinda was so tiny she co
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